Namibia in the 49th Battle of Atlanta World Championship

Julian Müller, Delano Müller and Lesley !Hoa?b is going to represent Namibia in the 49th Battle of Atlanta World Championships, in Atlanta, Georgia, in less than two weeks’ time. Great excitement is in the air, after they were chosen as part of the Namibian team. 10 Kickboxers from South Africa will be joining the Namibian team in Atlanta, Georgia.

The three man team from Namibia will be fighting under the banner of RCFAI (Ring Contact Fighting Arts International). RCFAI is a world structure in Africa and is aiming to develop the continent’s vast talent in this field. They are very well prepared and working hard to achieve great heights.
The kickboxers from Namibia also participated in the Jungle War VIII Tournament of Ring Contact Fighting Arts International in Pretoria earlier, where they achieved great results.
The Namibia Kickboxing Federation sent a team of 6 fighters who faced South Africa’s team and they came home with 9 Gold and 6 Silver medallions, in the Jungle War VIII competition that was held the 4th of March 2017.
Delano was also awarded with the title of Junior Sportsman of the year 2016 at the annual Sports Awards. Last weekend also marked a significant achievement for this young man of only 13 years old, by being nominated at the Regional Sports Awards (RASA 2017) as one of the top 3 nominees out of 10 countries. Sensei Lesley is the coach at the local club in Walvis Bay, namely the Namibia RCFAI & Kickboxing Academy, where he gives classes and motivates, inspires and teaches students of all ages in the sport of Martial Arts. Julian, who is doing his preliminary studies in Germany, in preparation of a degree in mechanical engineering, has also been doing public speaking, often giving inspirational talks against drug abuse and other topics concerning the youth. They said that they are humbled and deeply thankful for the honor to represent Namibia in Atlanta, and for the trust that the World president of Ring Contact Fighting Arts International (RCFAI), Master Joe Viljoen is putting in them. The Namibians will leave for Atlanta on 12 June, to participate in the Battle of Atlanta, from 17 & 18 June 2017.

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